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'''''Amos 'n' Andy''''' is an American radio and television sitcom set in Harlem, Manhattan's historic black community. The original radio show, which was popular from 1928 until 1960, was created, written and voiced by two white actors, Freeman Gosden and Charles Correll, who played a number of different characters, including the titular Amos Jones (Gosden) and Andrew Hogg Brown (Correll). When the show moved to television, black actors took over the majority of the roles; white characters were infrequent. ''Amos 'n' Andy'' began as one of the first radio comedy series and originated from station WMAQ (AM)|WMAQ in Chicago. After the first broadcast in 1928, the show became a hugely popular radio series. Early episodes were broadcast from the El Mirador Hotel in Palm Springs, California. ([http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0516/2005021837.html here for Table of Contents]) The show ran as a nightly radio serial (radio...
Show nameAmos 'n' Andy
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Other names''The Amos 'n' Andy Show''
1943–1955
''Amos 'n' Andy's Music Hall''
1955–1960
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CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Home stationWMAQ (AM)|WMAQ AM
NBC
CBS
Syndicates| television = ''The Amos 'n' Andy Show''
1951–1953
Presenter| starring = Charles Correll
Freeman Gosden
AnnouncerBill Hay (radio announcer)|Bill Hay{{cite web|url=http://www.midcoast.com/~lizmcl/aapics9.html |title=Amos 'n' Andy Illustrated |publisher=Midcoast |accessdate=5 March 2011 |deadurl=unfit |archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20041216004315/http://www.midcoast.com/~lizmcl/aapics9.html |archivedate=December 16, 2004 }}
Dell Sharbutt
Harlow Wilcox (announcer)|Harlow Wilcox
Carleton KaDell
Art Gilmore
John Lake
Ken Carpenter (announcer)|Ken Carpenter
Ken Niles
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78rpm
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Comedy
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Gosden and Correll
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Old Time radio
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1920s
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